Sherriann H. Hicks

Sherriann H. Hicks

Partner
Location:
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Phone:
678-894-9097
888-578-2696
Fax:
678-985-2347
Email:

Attorney Sherriann H. Hicks, of The Hicks Law Group, focuses her legal career on adoption. Since 1995, she has been working to place children in loving adoptive families. She views adoption as a gift for all parties involved: giving children an opportunity to grow in a healthy environment, adoptive parents a chance to raise children and birth mothers peace of mind. Locally and nationally known for her experience in adoption-related matters, she can help you. Sherriann is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. She is a member of the Gwinnett County Bar Association and is a Past President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association. Sherriann received her Juris Doctor in 1995 from the University of Memphis School of Law. While at the University of Memphis Sherriann was a member of the Moot Court Board and Student Government Association. Before law school, she attended Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross, Georgia and received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Political Science in 1992 from David Lipscomb University in Nashville.

Sherriann was admitted to the practice of law in the state of Georgia in 1995, and is licensed to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Sherriann is a Past President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.

Sherriann has served as an attorney coach to the Greater Atlanta Christian School Mock Trial Team and as an evaluator for the Mock Trial Competition. Sherriann lives with her family in Suwanee.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Grandparent Visitation
  • General Adoption Matters
  • Birthmother Representation
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Contested Adoption
  • Legitimation Cases

Litigation Percentage

  • 35% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1995

Education

  • University of Memphis School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court Board, Student Government Association
  • David Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Major: Political Science/Communication

Classes/Seminars

  • Adoption Law Seminar, Georgia CLE
  • NBI Seminar of the topic of Adoption Law, Presenter

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Council of Adoption Lawyers, President
  • American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association, Former President